RIBA CPD Showcase

Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance

The following RIBA-approved CPD materials fall within the RIBA core curriculum topic ‘Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance’, which covers understanding and keeping up to date with the legal, regulatory and policy frameworks underpinning business, architecture and construction. The topic also covers having the knowledge and skills to apply these across relevant aspects of other CPD core curriculum topics.
Seminar, by Philip Payne Ltd
Emergency lighting and signage presents a number of challenges for the designer, installer and end-user. This presentation considers how design requirements may vary between different types of building, the needs of specific users and the issues raised by current legislative requirements.

Since 1968, Philip Payne has provided specialist and bespoke lighting products. In recent years the company has focused on the quality end of the market, forging strong relationships with leading architectural building services and engineering practices, and supplying products specific to both individual residential projects and to some of the UK’s most iconic buildings.

Duration: 50 minutes, plus Q&A
Seminar, by Rutland
With the new Building and Fire Safety Acts, principal designers, contractors and duty holder's want to learn how they can influence the protection of life within their buildings. This seminar directly addresses that issue by discussing the practicalities and factors involved in specifying effective fire door controls.

Rutland does more than simply develop, produce and supply first-rate door closers and controls. It supports door manufacturers and resellers in selecting the right closer for specific situations. It also advises on best practice. Achieving compliance is a necessity. Improving the safety of every individual is Rutland’s passion.

Duration: one hour, plus Q&A
Focusses on how to finish floorcoverings at critical junctions, together with a broader look at internal finish junctions: on stairs, at wall junctions and at door and other junctions/transitions. Also highlights specification considerations, health, safety and maintenance issues, relevant approved documents and standards, and how to create appropriate details.

Quantum Flooring Solutions is one of the UK’s leading independent stair nosing and accessories manufacturers, with over 50 years’ experience. It supplies a complete range of stair nosings, entrance mattings, flooring accessories and transitions. These can be used in conjunction with all types of floorcoverings, whether contract or domestic.

Duration: 40 minutes, plus Q&A
Seminar, by Ansell Lighting
Looks at the legislation and requirements surrounding fire rated lighting within buildings to slow the spread of fire in an emergency. Examines the legislation from England, Scotland and Wales, including: the detail of TP(a) and TP(b); room layout restrictions for TP(a)- and TP(b)-rated products; and, details of the testing procedures and differences between the two.

Ansell Lighting designs and manufactures internal and external lighting solutions for a wide variety of customers in the public and private sectors. Established in 1992, Ansell is a global brand, supplying to more than 26 countries and with bases in Warrington and Belfast and state-of-the-art showrooms in Warrington, Belfast, Madrid and Dublin.

Duration: 40 minutes, plus Q&A
Covers all aspects of specifying fire resistant glazing, both internal and external and across a variety of applications. This includes: main threats, applications, multifunctionality, fire resistance and classifications, relevant regulations, the different types of fire-resistant glass and frame combinations, fire testing and certification, and associated standards.

Vetrotech believes that when it comes to protecting lives and property, compromise is not an option and full compliance is a must. The company is a pioneer in passive fire protection and high-security glazed solutions. Every day it transforms the near-infinite potential of glass into high-performing, multifunctional solutions that demand no trade-off in function or aesthetics.

Duration: 45 minutes, plus Q&A
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